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Laboratory Manager

Pathology Watch

Pathology Watch

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

You are made of leadership material. You have proven people skills, an eye for the big picture, and the drive to succeed. You’re also looking for great benefits, the support of an all-star team, and an opportunity to grow your career.

Join our team of #HealthcareHeroes! Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions. Quality is in our DNA -- is it in yours?

This opportunity is full-time during first shift.

Location: Knoxville, TN

Days: Monday - Friday

Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (may vary)

Full-time Benefits eligible

In this role, you will:

  • Provide day to day oversight of core lab operations
  • ensure adequate staffing and appropriate environmental conditions
  • Evaluates, develops, and implements laboratory procedures
  • Available to provide consultation (in person, telephone or email) to resolve technical problems
  • Defines, coordinates, and monitors quality assurance programs.
  • Communicates with the Sales and Customer Service team to identify and resolve client issues
  • Utilizes the LIS to report patient results accurately
  • Integral part of the budgeting process, identifying future needs in terms of staffing, equipment, and facilities. Submits appropriate documentation for procurement of such.
  • Identifies and implements best practices and efficiency improvements.
  • Performs related accountabilities.

All you need is:

  • Bachelor degree required in Medical Technology or Human Sciences from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years full-time progressive management experience in a high volume clinical diagnostics laboratory.
  • Prior supervisor experience managing several direct reports. Knowledge of good laboratory practices and Regulatory requirements (CAP, CLIA, State of Tennessee, etc.)
  • State of Tennessee Medical Laboratory Supervisor-General license is required.

We’ll give you:

  • Appreciation for your work
  • A feeling of satisfaction that you’ve helped people
  • Opportunity to grow in your profession
  • Free lab services for you and your dependents
  • Work-life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Help saving for retirement, with a 401(k) plus a company match
  • A sense of belonging – we’re a community!

We also want you to know:

This role will have routine access to Protected Health Information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards and are expected to maintain strict confidentiality, as well as abide by all applicable privacy and security standards. Employees are expected only to access PHI when it is required to fulfill job duties.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Job Category:

Laboratory Operations


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